Announcements

28th Arya Mahasammelan is being held in Atlanta from July 19th to July 22nd.  For more information about it, please click here. .

Calendar of Events (2008 - 2010)

February 22, 2009 Sunday
Maharishi Dayanand's Birthday, Shivaratri, Rishi Bodhotsava (Enlightenment Day)
Havan, Yagroop prarthana followed by Bhajans, award ceremony Shloka & Readathon, Shivaratri Pravachan

March 8, 2009 Sunday
Holi
Havan, Yagroop prarthana followed by the holi program in the back

March 29, 2009 Sunday
Arya Samaj Sthapna Divas (Foundation Day)
Acharya ji will give special pravachan

April 5, 2009 Sunday
Ram Navami
Special Bhajans, Pravachan message from Bhagvan Ram Life

May 17, 2009 Sunday
D.A.V. Sanskriti School Graduation
25 Minutes Havan & Yagya Roop Prarthana, DAVSS Graduation Program. Graduating children as Yajmans

May 23, 2009 Saturday
Teacher Appreciation Day
Hosted by the Management Committee

May 31, 2009 Sunday
D.A.V. Montessori School Graduation
25 Minutes Havan & Yagya Roop Prarthana, DAVMS Graduation Program. Graduating children as Yajmans

August 9, 2009 Sunday
Rakshabandhan
Acharya ji will say a few words during pravachan

August 16, 2009 Sunday
Swatantrata Divas (India's Independence Day)
Will have a special Bhajan and Acharya ji will say a few words during pravachan

August 16, 2009 Sunday
D.A.V. Sanskriti School
First day of new school year 2009-2010;

August 23, 2009 Sunday
Arya Samaj Greater Houston Sthapna Divas (Foundation Day)

September 27, 2009 Sunday
Dushera (Vijay Dashmi)
Acharya ji will say a few words during pravachan

October 4, 2009 Sunday
Gandhi Jayanti
Will have a special Bhajan and Acharya ji will say a few words during pravachan

October 7, 2009 Wednesday
Karva Chauth
We will have a special puja at Arya Samaj at 4:30p.m.

October 18, 2009 Sunday
Diwali
Program will start at 5:30 pm with Havan 20 min, Bhajan 5 min, cultural program 1 hour, Arti, then Diwali Mela in the backyard.
For news coverage of the celebration, please click here or for Power Point slides click here.

December 14-20, 2009
Jeevan Prabhat Inauguration Mahaotsav
For pictures from the celebration, click here.

December 27, 2009 Sunday
Swami Shraddhanand Balidan Divas (Martyrdom Day)
Acharya ji's pravachan will cover Swami ji's contribution to Arya Samaj

February 21, 2010 Sunday
DAVSS Readathon Awards Ceremony
The Readathon raises funds in support of Jeevan Prabhat.
For pictures from the ceremony, click here for pdf format or click here for Power Point slides.

May 15, 2010 Saturday
D.A.V. Montessori School Celebrates 10th Anniversary
For an article on the celebration in the local news media, click here. For selected pictures, click here.

May 30, 2010 Sunday
DAVSS Graduation Day

June 21 - 25, 2010
Kanniks Raga Vidya Workshop
Indian Classical Music Workshop for children 9 - 12 years old.

August 22, 2010
D.A.V. Sanskriti School Year 2010-2011 starts

October 3, 2010
Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar
October is breast cancer awareness month. Dr.Julie Nangia, of Baylor College of Medicine, is a specialist in this area and she is conducting a seminar on this subject on October 3, at 12:45PM in the library after Priti Bhoj. It will include a brief powerpoint for 10-15 minutes with breast cancer basics followed by a Q and A. There will also be models to teach women how to do breast self exams.

November 7, 2010
Diwali Celebration and Mela
Diwali celebrations are on for November 7, 2010. Celebrations start with Havan, Cultural Program and Bhajans at 4:45pm. They are followed by a mela including food stalls and fireworks. Tickets for food and personal use fireworks are on sale now at the reception desk.

November 7, 2010
Community Service Campaign
Arya Samaj Greater Houston’s kicks off a food drive for Houston Food Bank from Nov 7, 2010 to Dec 31, 2010. Please click here for details.